‘Woonerf’: A Refuge Opportunity for Us All

 ‘Woonerf’: A Refuge Opportunity for Us All   “The modern street in the true sense of the word is a new type of organism, a sort of stretched out workshop, a home for many complex and delicate organs, such as gas, water and electric mains.” (Le Corbusier, 1929)   However, our streets are more than Read the full article…

The pandemic’s effects on smart cities

Published 6 January 2022 by Quitterie d’Harcourt Smart cities have been given all sorts of definitions. Generally, they are defined as holistic urban systems that have various technological systems installed at their citizens’ disposal to provide new services (e.g., healthcare, transportation, commerce) to their users and improve the efficiency of public services (Chin, 2015). Smart Read the full article…

How vehicles provide and dismantle space

Published 28 November 2021 by Quitterie d’Harcourt “If in 2015 we had parked all the passenger cars in circulation in a single line, one after the other, the line would have covered approximately 11 times the distance between the Moon and the Earth, or 106 times the circumference of the Earth.” (Bobisse & Pavia, 2019, Read the full article…